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INFOGRAPHIC: NBA MVP record-breakers

Jun 27, 2018 - 5:07 PM

From Wilt Chamberlain to Russell Westbrook, check out this rundown of legendary NBA players who broke records during their MVP seasons

LOOK: Hall of Famer flips middle finger at Charles Barkley on live TV

Jun 26, 2018 - 7:04 PM

11-time NBA champ Bill Russell makes waves again in this year's NBA Awards Show

OOPS. Boston Celtics Hall of Famer Bill Russell accidentally flashes his middle finger and was caught on cam. Photo by Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images/AFP

NBA legend Bill Russell out of hospital after health scare

May 20, 2018 - 8:56 AM

The 5-time NBA Most Valuable Player dismisses talk of heart trouble, says he got treated for dehydration

CHAMPION. The 84-year-old Bill Russel, who boasts a storied career with the Boston Celtics, is also known as a civil rights activist. Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Bill Russell trash talks like the legend he is at NBA Awards

Jun 27, 2017 - 11:51 AM

Bill Russell 83 lives up to his reputation at the 2017 NBA Awards

TRASH TALK LEGEND. Bill Russell drops a good one on NBA Hall of Famers at the 2017 NBA Awards. Photo by Bryan R. Smith / AFP

Cavs advance to NBA Finals after sweeping Hawks

May 27, 2015 - 11:21 AM

The Cleveland Cavaliers blew the Hawks out by 30 points in game 4 to complete the sweep as LeBron James heads to the NBA Finals for the fifth straight year

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavalirers are headed to the NBA Finals after disposing of the Atlanta Hawks in four games. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

Holding Court: All-Star Weekend becoming a drag?

Feb 20, 2014 - 11:14 AM

Veteran columnist Bert Ramirez analyzes this past NBA All Star weekend and why he thinks the tradition is on the decline

ALL STAR. Indiana Pacer Paul George drives to the hoop against James Harden. Photo by Paul Buck/EPA

Holding Court: The NBA's Mount Rushmore

Feb 17, 2014 - 12:46 AM

LeBron James believes that he ll have earned a spot on the NBA s mythical Mount Rushmore by the time he retires Columnist Bert A Ramirez thinks he has a lot more to accomplish before that s a realistic possibility

IMMORTALIZED IN GRANITE. NBA star LeBron James believes that Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird and Oscar Robertson belong on NBA's mythical Mt. Rushmore. He also believes he'll be replacing one of them some day. Graphic by Raffy De Guzman/Rappler

NBA: James to be named MVP

May 12, 2012 - 4:38 PM

Miami Heat star LeBron James bags his third NBA Most Valuable Player trophy